Nutter Setting Aside $31M For Resolution With FirefightersOne day after the firefighters union ousted its leader, the Nutter Administration announced the mayor is setting aside more than $30 million towards a resolution of its long-running contract dispute with the union.
Amid Persistent Contract Standoff, Philadelphia Firefighters' Union Votes New HeadBattalion chief Joseph Schulle won the seat of president in a decisive election victory over the incumbent, Bill Gault, who has held the post since July 2009.
City Mourns Fallen Firefighters On One-Year Anniversary Of BlazeIt is the portrait of a hero, at once inspirational and heartbreaking.
Philadelphia Unions Urging Nutter to Abandon Firefighter Contract AppealsYou're not fighting the police award, local labor leaders were asking Mayor Nutter today, so why are you continuing to fight the firefighters' arbitration award?
Nutter Administration Won't Appeal Pay Raises Given To Police UnionThe Nutter Administration has decided not to appeal two years of pay raises awarded by an arbitrator last month to the police union.
2012 Year in Review: Two Philadelphia Firefighters Killed in Kensington BlazeIt was a tragedy that shook the city of Philadelphia: the loss of two firefighters in a wall collapse during a massive warehouse fire in Kensington.
Battle Between Nutter Administration And Firefighters' Union Heads To CourtThe battle between the Nutter administration and Local 22, the city's firefighter's union, over a new contract looks like it will be heading to state court.
Judge Rules In Favor Of Philadelphia Firefighters' Union A city judge has dealt a defeat to the Nutter Administration in its effort to block the last summer's arbitration contract award to the firefighters.
Schedule Changes Draw Mixed Reaction Among Philly FirefightersThe fire commissioner issued a memo this week informing firefighters and Local 22 officials of his intention to alter the firefighters' shifts as of mid-October.
Philadelphia Firefighters' Union Files Unfair Labor Practice Against CityFirefighters Local 22 is asking the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board to force the Nutter administration to turn over internal documents about last April's fatal fire in Kensington.
PICA Board Delays Vote On Nutter's Long-Range BudgetAides to Mayor Nutter on Thursday spelled out a long list of cuts, including layoffs, that they say would be needed if the city loses its appeal of an arbitrator's award to firefighters. The move prompted the PICA board to delay its vote on Nutter's long-range budget.
Philadelphia Will Keep Fighting Arbitrators' Award to FirefightersBill Gault, the head of firefighters' union Local 22, called Nutter "arrogant," and a member of the state board that oversees city finances called the decision "a red flag."